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Barcelona itinerary for Food Lovers

Barcelona being such a cosmopolitan city is filled with International influences especially when it comes to the cuisine’s you’re able to find making it a perfect spot for Food Lovers. If you consider yourself a food lover, we will definitely find something for you to do, see and of course eat! From the tapas bar down the street to luxurious restaurants., Barcelona offers its visitors everything. For a few of our top picks for various different cuisines check out our Food & Drinks in Barcelona Section. Now, for an itinerary on Barcelona for Food Lovers just keep reading!

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Barcelona streets are filled with restaurants. So a way to have the full experience we would recommend a food tour! You can stroll around the city with a guide popping up in the best spots. These guides even come in different categories such as tapas places and marketplaces etc.

You’ll be able to find many different companies offering unique tours all around the city, all with specific specializations.

With Barcelona Eat Local you can avoid the crowds by joining a delicious culinary adventure. If you’re passionate about the best tapas from local food artisans and are excited to learn about the Mediterranean healthy lifestyle while discovering Barcelona’s local culture their tour gives you the perfect top-rated culinary experiences. Check out all their various tours such as the Beer and Tapas Tour and if you’re looking for something more intimate book a private tour for you, your friends and your family

For your booking don’t forget to use the code TASTEBCN for a special discount!


Another way to dive into the food-loving lifestyle is to partake in a cooking class. It allows you an intimate experience with an experienced chef where you can learn from the best and recreate your favorite holiday recipes at home for all of the family to enjoy. It is a skill which you will always have and will transport you back to the beautiful side streets of Barcelona whenever you cook.

While there are countless cooking classes in Barcelona, we can not recommend the Paella Club enough.  It is a place like no other in the heart of Barcelona. Unlike other cooking classes which are merely demonstrative with little input from participants, classes at the Paella club have you dive straight in with 8 work stations for up to 16 people. This fully immersive kitchen experience will have you blending ingredients of the highest quality into mouth watering Paellas.
Choose from three different cooking experiences and check out their website for upcoming events

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In this section, we present you with a couple of nice restaurants that offers you a unique and gastronomic experience for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. all of the following restaurants are places worth checking out for your stay in Barcelona.

Brunch and cake


With two locations here in Barcelona, Brunch and cake is special brunch place. Serving dishes such as eggs benedict, avo-toast or special sandwiches they have people lining up to have a bite. Don’t forget to save space for a delicious piece of cake as all their cakes are freshly baked.

Can Solé


To have a savory taste of a classic Spanish dish; the paella we would recommend Can Solé. Opened in 1903, Can Solé is located in a two-story house in the center of Barceloneta. The restaurant accommodates groups, families and if you’re lucky you might even catch a celebrity. They offer a wide selection of Mediterranean cuisine paired with a fantastic wine list.

Abanik Bar


Abanik Bar is more than just an old-school bar. We bring together Mediterranean flavors giving birth to what they call the “fusion” project. With amazing drinks and a specialization in cocktails, they have no competitor in their sector. The prices are very acceptable in connection with the quality. The cuisine will speak for itself, so go ahead and give it a try.

For more recommendations, we have both our Eating & Drinking section and our categorized Food & Restaurant Guide!

To have your cooking experience at home check out the concept of  The Local Food Experience. You can prepare one of their delicious dishes by yourself in your rented apartment. The company will send you a delivery box including 3 traditional recipes such as tapas, tortilla, botifarra and more.

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Take a look at our apartments for food lovers in Barcelona:

They’re all in the city center close to so many amazing restaurants.


Across one of the tastefully designed and pristine bedrooms of this charming La Rambla apartment, you will find a modern L-shaped kitchen with all the equipment and accessories necessary for a nice meal at home. Enjoy a romantic dinner or leisurely breakfast in the elegant dining area, furnished with a chic glass table and black chairs and decorated with a beautiful oversized mirror on the wall

From 224€ / NIGHT| 60m²


Wonderful studio situated in the heart of Barcelona representing the perfect option for your holidays in this cosmopolite city of Barcelona with its elegant style and simple lines. El Borne is one of the oldest districts of Barcelona, where you can discover the medieval streets and churches, such as Santa Maria del Mar from the 14th century, as well as the Museo Picasso and the Museo Textil. But culture is not the only feature of this district, it is also known for its great leisure possibilities on the Passeig del Born, full of terrace and cafés, in which you can have a nice afternoon.

From 2043€ / MONTH| 27m2


Beautiful sunny apartment with a sea view, decorated with taste and personality to make your vacation even more enjoyable. Located in a very high building, the apartment is filled with natural sunlight throughout the whole day. The kitchen is furnished with designer furniture and is extensively equipped with kitchenware and utensils necessary for you full enjoyment and comfort.The area of where the building is located is very peaceful and quiet and its inhabitants are mostly local people. This would allow you to enjoy a different and traditional atmosphere. The neighborhood ‎is also very well connected in terms of public transport and near the apartment, you can find many supermarkets, parks, bars, and restaurants.

From 71€/ NIGHT| 50m2


  1. Your article makes me want to try one of these so much! Catalan cuisine looks really great, I’m coming soon and I’m sure everything’s going to look as good as your article!

  2. Food tour in Barcelona? Is my wish becoming reality? I love your cuisine so be sure that I will book one as soon as I come back!

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